Announced during the CES 2011 in January 2011, ViewSonic is now announcing the availability of its dual OS tablet PC, the ViewPad 10 for the U.S. market. Yes, you read it right folks, this 10.1-inch tablet is loaded with two of the most popular operating systems for tablet today – Windows 7 and Google Android 1.6. In a way, this makes the ViewPad 10 quite unique among the current crop of tablet device that are scheduled to become available in the coming days.
Aside from its dual OS, the ViewPad 10 tablet also stands out on its own for some of its nice features. These include – Intel Atom 1.66GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 10.1-inch LED backlit display with 1024×600 resolution and the standard features such as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and a 1.3MP built-in front camera for video chat. The tablet also supports Flash-based content and comes loaded with standard Microsoft business software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.
The ViewSonic ViewPad 10 is available with either Windows 7 Home Premium or Windows 7 Professional for $599 and $699 respectively.
To ensure the ViewPad 10 grows with each person’s individual needs, the device offers expandable memory options via a micro SD card slot for up to 32GB of additional space. The dual-boot ViewPad 10 is now available — with Android 1.6 and either Windows 7 Home Premium (with a 16GB SSD hard drive) or Windows 7 Professional (with a 32GB SSD hard drive) for respective ESPs of $599 and $679.
Read [Market Wire]